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video 13 January 2015 UK

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Inflation drop is a 'short-term feelgood factor' - video

Social Affairs Editor Jackie Long is at an orchestra rehearsal in Welwyn Garden City, where musicians say they welcome the slight drop in inflation, but caution that costs of living still remain high.

article 13 January 2015 UK
News
Inflation drops to record low as oil prices tumble

Inflation falls from 1 per cent to 0.5 per cent, making a rise in interest rates even more unlikely.

article 06 January 2015 UK
News
Top bosses earn more in two days than most of us in a year

What cost of living crisis? That is the reality for Britain's top bosses, who will have earned 27,000 in 2015 by the time they break for their tea and biscuits on Tuesday afternoon.

video 02 January 2015 Business

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Osborne: 'Competence versus chaos' - video

Chancellor George Osborne tells Channel 4 News voters have a choice between the government's economic competence and the chaos of the alternatives of higher borrowing and higher taxation.

video 18 December 2014 UK

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'The deepest cuts I have ever known' - Sir Hugh Orde

Sir Hugh Orde, head of the association of chief police officers, tells Channel 4 News that the latest round of cuts are the deepest he has ever known.

video 16 December 2014 UK

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Collapse of oil price 'net beneficial to UK' - video

Andrew Bailey, deputy governor of the Bank of England, tells Channel 4 News that a 45 per cent drop in oil prices is 'likely to strengthen growth in the UK economy.'

article 16 December 2014 UK, Russia
News
Should we be concerned that Russia is imploding?

The Russian rouble plunges further as it hits new lows, despite an emergency hike in interest rates to 17 per cent. As Russia's economy appears to be heading for free-fall, should we care?

article 12 December 2014 UK
Water
Water bills expected 'to drop by 20 over next five years'

Water bills for England and Wales will fall by an average of 5 per cent - not including inflation - over the next five years, the regulator Ofwat rules.

video 10 December 2014 World

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Could a drop in oil prices reshape global economy? - video

Falling world oil prices bring some good news at the petrol pumps. But those revenues are also squeezing economies which are already under pressure.